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“Slice of Life” Reaction: Some Likes and Disappointment

Group Shot 2As usual, I’m a little late to the punch in writing up a reaction to the 100th episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic entitled “Slice of Life”. The basis of the episode, a focus on the large cast of side and minor characters throughout the series getting ready for the wedding of Matilda and Cranky Doodle Dandy, seemed a rather fun idea. In practice, the episode was a big shout out to the fandom, being stuffed full of fanservice and shout outs to ideas spread throughout the fandom. For the most part, I did enjoy the episode and found it rather fun. There was something that bothered me, however, about the Lyra and Bon Bon scenes and what they mean in the context of Lyra/Bon Bon being one of the earliest and most prolific non-heteronormative ships within the fandom.

Before getting to that, however, let me start with some of the other things about the episode.
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Episode Reaction Rambles: Princess Twilight Parts I and II

Season 4 is upon us, and I have thoughts. Problem easily solved by doing a reaction ramble ^_^. Going to be a new thing that I’ll try to do in response to new episodes of the series. These are going to be moderately edited (I pause way too much) but generally unfiltered thoughts and reactions to episodes. More indepth analysis may come as the season progresses and I get more ideas about what is going on. Till then, enjoy some rambling ^_^.

Also, I got a new mic. Hopefully you all can tell the difference.

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November 23, 2013 · 11:50 am